July 2021: Electronic PDF

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July 2021 Integrated Absence Management As we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, employers have the opportunity to create the next normal — one that supports and sustains employees and organizations … Read More

Program Showcase: Captive Insurance

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How to Leverage a Captive to Integrate Your Programs By Karin Landry, CEBS, ACI, CLTC, GBA Managing Partner Spring Consulting Group For employers with robust benefits programs in place, an … Read More

Compliance Showcase: Accommodation Requests

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COVID-19’s Impact on Disability Compliance: Prepare for More Accommodation Requests By Rachel Shaw, MBA President and Principal Consultant Shaw HR Consulting Before the COVID-19 pandemic, human resource (HR) professionals were … Read More

RTW Showcase: Post-Return Support

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RTW Support Does Not Stop the Day an Employee Returns to Work By Carrie Bibens, MBA, CRC Director, Clinical Vocational and Accommodation Services, Group & Voluntary Claims Sun Life Regardless … Read More

Absence Matters: ADA Celebrates Anniversary

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Americans with Disabilities Act Celebrates Anniversary: 31 Years and Counting By Bryon Bass SVP Workforce Absence Sedgwick The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has afforded numerous employment opportunities to people … Read More

Integrated Absence Management: Workplace Grief

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Workplace Grief: What’s New, What’s Needed By Glenn Pransky Associate Professor,  University of Massachusetts Medical School Scientific Advisor, Lincoln Financial Group Grief is a fundamental human experience, affecting at least … Read More

Featured Case: Commute Accommodations

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Employer’s Obligation to Accommodate an Employee’s Commute By Gail I. Cohen, Esq. Assistant General Counsel, Employment & Litigation Matrix Absence Management Does the employer’s duty of accommodation under the Americans … Read More

IAM Technology Tips: Curious Quagmires

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Curious Quagmires in Leaves and Job Protection By Lori Welty, Esq. Absence Management Senior Compliance Attorney FINEOS Corporation An employee taking a leave of absence is afforded job protection for … Read More

DMEC News: July 2021

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New Workplace Mental Health Resources Protecting and cultivating the behavioral health and emotional well-being of employees is of critical importance in 2021 and beyond. The pandemic has had lasting impacts … Read More

Compliance Memos: July 2021

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Congress Rejects Updates to EEOC Conciliation Procedures The Senate (on May 19) and the House (on June 24) passed resolutions to reject changes to the conciliation procedures the Equal Employment … Read More